Spike Team Tiger Bob Donoghue

“My First Mission Across the Fence”

July 13, 2021 SOF News 0

By Bob Donoghue. A Green Beret assigned to Spike Team Tiger with Military Assistance Command Vietnam – Studies and Observations Group (MACV-SOG) based at FOB-3 Khe Sanh in April 1968 describes a mission to locate the 304th NVA Division in […]

Danab Brigade Weapons Training

Special Operations News Update – Monday, May 24, 2021

May 24, 2021 SOF News 0

Curated news, analysis, and commentary about special operations, national security, and conflicts around the world. Future of SOF, new training parachute, UK Ranger Regiment to Somalia, SOCNorth, Israeli SOF, NATO to train Afghan SOF, Navy’s Sealion, Army’s ‘woke’ recruiting video, […]

Nha Trang Vietnam

MACV-SOG Dedicated Airlift Support – Vietnam

April 22, 2021 SOF News 0

This article by John Gargus was originally published in the Sentinel in January 2021. Studies and Observations Group, SOG, was established early in 1964 as a top secret unconventional joint task force to conduct clandestine operations against North Vietnam. Its […]

10th Special Forces member on a snow machine during a four week long winter warfare training exercise in Sweden. (photo by SSG Matthew Britton, SOCEUR, February 28, 20180.

Podcast – SOF in the High North

April 7, 2021 SOF News 0

The new National Defense Strategy has special operations forces spending less time on GWOT and more time on great power competition (GPC). SOF has to be prepared to meet the GPC challenge in many parts of the world. With climate […]

History of MACV-SOG

MACV-SOG History Website

March 12, 2021 SOF News 0

A new website has arrived that covers the history of the Military Assistance Command, Vietnam – Studies and Observations Group (MACV-SOG). This secretive unit was activated in 1964 as a joint special operations task force. About MACV-SOG. Studies and Observations […]